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From Sam Ruby <ru...@intertwingly.net>
Subject Re: Regarding Java and the LGPL (fwd)
Date Fri, 01 Jun 2012 01:09:29 GMT
On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 7:14 PM, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
> One of the nice things about today's Alsup ruling is that we
> can finally, definitively, and without regard to the FSF's opinions,
> resolve the issue of name-based dynamic binding in Java and its
> meaning for the LGPL terms.  The names are not copyrightable.
>
> http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20120531173633275

An article on CNET suggests that the ruling is more narrow than that:

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-57444928-38/judge-says-37-oracle-apis-are-not-copyrightable/

- Sam Ruby

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